Quintes

quinte

[kant, kant]
noun Fencing.
the fifth of eight defensive positions.

Origin:
1700–10; < French; see quint1

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quinte (kɛ̃t)
 
n
the fifth of eight basic positions from which a parry or attack can be made in fencing
 
[C18: French, from Latin quinta, fem of quintus fifth, from quinque five]

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